Adventist Adventurer Awards/Cooking Fun

Cooking Fun

Name the Food Groups. edit

Food Groups edit

Fruits edit

Apples, Apricots, Bananas, Cherries, Grapefruit, Grapes, Kiwi fruit, Lemons, Mangoes, Nectarines, Oranges, Peaches, Pears, Papaya, Pineapple, Plums, Prunes, Raisins, Tangerines, etc

Vegetables edit

lettuce, potatoes, yuca root,Red & carrots, Beans, peas, etc.

Grains edit

Whole-wheat flour, bulgur (cracked wheat), oatmeal, whole cornmeal, brown rice, etc.

Protein Foods edit

beef, lamb, veal, chicken, fish, turkey, eggs, beans, peas, and nuts.

Dairy edit

Milk, cheese, yogurt, ice cream, puddings.

Oils edit

Oil, nuts, avocado

Collect pictures from each of these food groups. edit

Use your pictures to make a collage or poster to be displayed at your club, school or church. edit

Describe a complete, balanced daily menu. edit

The Week of Healthy Menus .pdf


  • 3/4 cup oatmeal, cooked
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • to taste sugar
  • 1 T raisins
  • 1 small banana (or 1/2 lg)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice


  • 1 slice whole wheat bread
  • 1 slice each lettuce, tomato
  • 2 ounces chicken breast
  • 2 t whipped salad dressing
  • 1 cup baby carrots
  • 1 cup yogurt


  • 1/2 pinto beans
  • 1 piece cornbread (2”x2”x2”)
  • 1/2 cup mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup stewed tomatoes
  • 1 T tub margarine (LF)
  • 17 grapes

OR Compose a complete dinner menu. edit

Help prepare, serve, and clean up a four-course dinner. edit

Make two different kinds of sandwiches. edit

Prepare two different salads. edit

Help to prepare and pack a picnic lunch. edit

Include foods from the six food groups. edit

Share this picnic with family or friends. edit